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Exam Questions – First Term Examination Civic Education Primary 3 (Basic 3)






INSTRUCTION: Answer all the questions. 

For reference or answer to all questions, visit – Civic Education (Primary 3)






1. _________________ education is a course of study which teaches the right and duties.

[a] Health

[b] Economic

[c] Civic


2. Patriotism promotes the development of _________________ citizens.

[a] good

[b] bad

[c] destroy


3. Patriotism means _________________.

[a] hatred

[b] sick

[c] love


4. A good leader must train his mind to _________________ rules and regulations.

[a] dishonor

[b] obey

[c] disagree


5. National Identity means _________________.

[a] symbols

[b] board

[c] service


6. The country national flag has _________________ colours.

[a] 3

[b] 1

[c] 2



7. Payment of taxes is one of the duties of citizens to the government

[a] True

[b] False

[c] Maybe


8. A _________________ is a person that belongs to a particular country?

[a] foreigner

[b] Tourist

[c] Citizen


9. Civic Education teaches a citizen how to be _________________ minded

[a] close

[b] open

[c] foolish


10. _________________ aspect involves production of goods and services.

[a] Cultural

[b] Social

[c] Economics


11. A new Nigeria national anthem was introduced in the year _________________.

[a] 1960

[b] 1978

[c] 1982


12. The national anthem may be sung in the _________________.

[a] church

[b] wedding

[c] school


13. The green colour of Nigeria flag represents _________________.

[a] unity

[b] peace

[c] agriculture



14. Who is the governor of Lagos state?

[a] Babajide Sanwo-Olu

[b] Bola Ahmed Tinubu

[c] Akinwunmi Ambode


15. A _________________ is a person that directs a team.

[a] junior

[b] senior

[c] coach




Attempt all the questions in this section. 


1. What is patriotism?




b. State 3 ways we can show patriotism:

i. ________________________________

ii. ________________________________

iii. ________________________________



2. Define National symbol.


b. List 3 national symbol in your country:

i. ________________________________

ii. ________________________________

iii. ________________________________


3. Define National Anthem.




b. Draw a Nigeria Flag and colour it.






4. What does these stands for

i. Green ________________________________

ii. White ________________________________



iii. The horses ________________________________

iv. The eagle ________________________________